Federal Grants Opportunities

D/A Office Program Program Amount SAFECOM
Program Description Application
DOJ COPS "Community Oriented Policing Services
Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (COPS/CTAS)
Tribes with a sworn force of 1-9 officers are eligible for $300,000; 10-20 officers are eligible for $600,000; 20+ officers are eligible for $1,000,000 Yes CTAS seeks to improve public safety and victim services in Tribal communities. The program provides Federally-recognized Tribes and Tribal consortia an opportunity to develop a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization issues and to apply for funding. 2/28/2017 http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/Default.asp?Item=2489
DOJ COPS Community Policing Development (CPD) Up to $11,000,000 available Yes The CPD Program advances the practice of community policing in law enforcement agencies through training and technical assistance, the development of innovative community policing strategies, applied research, guidebooks, and best practices that are national in scope. 6/23/2017 http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/default.asp?Item=2450
DOJ OJP Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) Awards of at least $25,000 are 4 years in length; Awards less than $25,000 are 2 years in length Yes JAG funds support all components of the criminal justice system, from multi-jurisdictional drug and gang task forces to crime prevention and domestic violence programs, courts, corrections, treatment, and justice information sharing initiatives. JAG funds may be used for State and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, information systems for criminal justice, and criminal justice-related research and evaluation activities. TBA https://www.bja.gov/jag/
HHS ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) $850,000,000 Yes The mission of HPP is to ready hospitals and other healthcare systems through enhanced surge capacity, capability, and in collaboration with other partners, to deliver coordinated and effective care to victims of terrorism and other public health emergencies, and improve community preparedness and resiliency. This cooperative agreement supports interoperable communications equipment, systems, training, and exercises. This is an extension of a previously-issued cooperative agreement; eligible applicants are limited to those currently funded under the HPP Cooperative Agreement and the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Cooperative Agreement. 4/3/2017 http://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/hpp/Pages/funding.aspx
USDA RUS Community Connect $34,500,000 No The Community Connect program serves rural communities where broadband service is least likely to be available, but where it can make a tremendous difference in the quality of life for citizens. The projects funded by these grants will help rural residents tap into the enormous potential of the Internet. 3/13/2017 http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/community-connect-grants
USDA RUS Community Facilities Graduated Scale No Community Facilities Programs provide loans, grant and loan guarantees for essential community facilities in rural areas. Priority is given to health care, education and public safety projects. Typical projects are hospitals, health clinics, schools, fire houses, community centers and many other community based initiatives. Community Facilities Programs can make and guarantee loans to develop essential community facilities in rural areas and towns of up to 20,000 in population. Loans and guarantees are available to public entities such as municipalities, counties, parishes, boroughs, and special-purpose districts, as well as to non-profit corporations and tribal governments. Applications for this program are accepted year round. Contact local office to discuss a specific project http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/community-facilities-direct-loan-grant-program
USDA RUS Telecommunications Infrastructure Loan Graduated Scale No Through the Expansion of 911 Loan, USDA will leverage public and private resources to speed the rural deployment of dual-use public safety/commercial wireless networks, address homeland security communications needs along America's rural international borders, and finance enhanced 911 capabilities for carriers and communities. Advantages include the ability to precisely locate rural wireless 911 calls, contact 911 via text message, or send emergency responders photos or videos of crime scenes or accidents. The new regulation would also give RUS ability to finance wireless upgrades for public safety and security. Applications for this program are accepted through the General Field Representative year round http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/telecommunications-infrastructure-loans-loan-guarantees
DHS RUS Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) 23,600,000 No The purpose of the DLT program is to fund telecommuncations enabled information, audio and video equipment, and related advanced technologies which extend edicational and medical applications into rural areas. Funds may also be used to provide for communication upgrades between ambulances, emergency transportation vehicles and medical facilites. 7/17/2017 https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/distance-learning-telemedicine-grants
DHS FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) $345,000,000 Yes The primary goal of the AFG Program is to meet the firefighting and emergency response needs of fire departments and non-affiliated emergency medical service organizations. AFG funds have helped firefighters and other first responders to obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training, and other resources needed to protect the public and emergency personnel from fire and related hazards. TBA http://www.fema.gov/assistance-firefighters-grant
DHS FEMA Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER)Grant Program $345,000,000 Yes SAFER was created to provide funding directly to fire departments and volunteer firefighter interest organizations to help them increase or maintain the number of trained, "frontline" firefighters available in the community. The goal of SAFER is to enhance the local fire departments' abilities to comply with staffing, response and operational standards established by the NFPA. 6/22/2017 https://www.fema.gov/staffing-adequate-fire-emergency-response-grants
DHS FEMA Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) $350,000,000 Yes The EMPG assists State, local and tribal governments in preparing for all hazards. The intent of the Program is to provide granting funding to assist state emergency management agencies in obtaining the resources required to support the National Preparedness Goal's (the Goal) associated with Mission Areas and Core Capabilities. The Federal government, through the program, provides necessary direction, coordination, guidance, and assistance so that a comprehensive emergency preparedness system exists for all hazards. 6/22/2017 https://www.fema.gov/fiscal-year-2017-emergency-management-performance-grant-program
DHS FEMA Homeland Security Grant Program (HSPG)
State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)
$412,000,000 Yes SHSP supports the implementation of risk driven, capabilities-based State Homeland Security Strategies to address capability targets set in Urban Area, State, and regional THIRAs. The capability targets are established during the THIRA process, and assessed in the State Preparedness Report (SPR), which inform planning, organization, equipment, training, and exercise needs to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism and other catastrophic events. 6/22/2017 https://www.fema.gov/fiscal-year-2017-homeland-security-grant-program
DHS FEMA Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)
Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)
$580,000,000 Yes The UASI program addresses the unique risk driven and capabilities-based planning, organization, equipment, training, exercise needs, of high-threat, high-density Urban Areas based on the capability targets identified during the THIRA process and associated assessment efforts, and assists them in building an enhanced and sustainable capacity to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism. 6/22/2017 https://www.fema.gov/fiscal-year-2017-homeland-security-grant-program
DHS FEMA Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)
Operation Stonegarden (OPSG)
$55,000,000 Yes OPSG supports enhanced cooperation and coordination among local,tribal, territorial, state, and Federal law enforcement agencies in a joint mission to secure the United States’ borders along routes of ingress from international borders. This includes travel corridors in States bordering Mexico and Canada, as well as states and territories with international water borders. 6/22/2017 https://www.fema.gov/fiscal-year-2017-homeland-security-grant-program
DHS FEMA Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP) $10,000,000 Yes THSGP supports the building, sustainment and delivery of core capabilities to enable Tribes to strengthen their capacity to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from potential terrorist attacks and other hazards. 6/22/2017 https://www.fema.gov/fiscal-year-2017-tribal-homeland-security-grant-program
DHS FEMA Non-Profit Security Grant Program (NSGP) $25,000,000 Yes The NSGP provides funding support for hardening and other physical security enhancements to non-profit organizations that are at high risk of a terrorist attack and located within one of the specific UASIs. The program seeks to integrate the preparedness activities of non-profit organizations that are at high risk of a terrorist attack with broader state and local preparedness efforts. The NSGP also serves to promote coordination and collaboration in emergency preparedness activities among public and private community representatives as well as state and local government agencies. 6/22/2017 https://www.fema.gov/fiscal-year-2017-nonprofit-security-grant-program
DHS FEMA Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) $100,000,000 Yes The PSGP provides funding to port authorities, facility operators, and State and local agencies required to provide security services to implement Area Maritime Transportation Security Plans and facility security plans. 6/22/2017 https://www.fema.gov/fiscal-year-2017-port-security-grant-program
DHS FEMA Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) $88,000,000 Yes The TSGP provides funding to support transportation infrastructure security activities. The funds are eligile tp publicly owned operators of public transportation (which include intra-city bus, commuter bus, ferries, and all forms of passenger rail) to protect critical surface transportation infrastructure and the traveling public from acts of terrorism and to increase the relience of transit infrastructure. 6/22/2017 https://www.fema.gov/fiscal-year-2017-transit-security-grant-program
DHS FEMA Intercity Passenger Rail-Amtrak (IPR) Program $10,000,000 Yes The IPR Program provide funding to the National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak) to protect critical surface transportation infrastructure and the traveling public from acts of terrorism and to increase the resilience of the Amtrak rail system. 6/22/2017 https://www.fema.gov/fiscal-year-2017-intercity-passenger-rail-program-amtrak
DHS FEMA Intercity Bus Security Grant Program (IBSGP) $2,000,000 Yes The IBSGP provides funding to owners and operators of intercity bus systems located within the UASI-eligible Urban Areas, to protect critical surface transportation infrastructure and the traveling public from acts of terrorism and to increase the resilience of transit infrastructure. 6/22/2017 https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/131994
DHS FEMA U.S. Fire Administration State Fire Training Systems (SFT) $1,000,000 Yes The SFT Program provides direct training assistance to states to help bridge the training and competency gaps within the Nation's fire and emergency response community. 7/17/2017 https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html Search Program Name
DHS FEMA National Training & Education Division Homeland Security National Training Program (HSNTP) Continuing Training Grants (CTG) $8,000,000 Yes CTG funding is available to develop and deliver FEMA training to address specific focus areas: Cybersecurity, Economic Recovery, Housing, and Rural and Tribal Preparedness. 7/26/2017 https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html Search Program Name